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ENVE SES 4.5 AR Rim - Disc Brake

£1,000.00 – £1,100.00

The ENVE SES 4.5 AR Disc Rim is an uncompromising aero rim designed specifically for disc brake equipped bikes using large volume 28 to 30mm road tires. It has been designed for cyclists that are looking for more speed, comfort, and traction on all road surfaces (including occasional gravel)... Read more

Tubeless OnlyTubeless Only
TubularTubular
49mm Front/24h49mm Front/24h
55mm Rear/24h55mm Rear/24h
£1,100.00
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SKU: EN214491
Description

PRODUCT DETAILS

The ENVE SES 4.5 AR Disc Rim is an uncompromising aero rim designed specifically for disc brake equipped bikes using large volume 28 to 30mm road tires. It has been designed for cyclists that are looking for more speed, comfort, and traction on all road surfaces (including occasional gravel).

Please note the ENVE SES 4.5 AR Disc Clincher Rim uses a hookless designed and is only suitable for tubeless tyres

The introduction of road frames with disc brakes and increased tire clearance has allowed ENVE to take an unconventional approach to wheel design. The result is a new rim that brings new levels of confidence and performance to the road cycling experience.

Rebellious, unconventional, and pioneering are words that describe the one of its kind SES 4.5 AR Disc rim.

Conceptualized for the cobbles of Paris-Roubaix through ENVE's partnership with Team Dimension Data, the SES 4.5 AR Disc was developed to deliver top-shelf aero performance, stability, and comfort for virtually any road surface.

The SES 4.5 AR Disc Rim is available as a tubeless only clincher or tubular model and borrows from ENVE M Series carbon mountain wheel tubeless technology and features hookless beads.

Hookless beads improve aerodynamic performance by aiding airflow from tire to rim as well as allow for the best tubeless tire performance possible.

Like all Smart ENVE System aero rims, the front and rear rims are specifically designed for the airflow seen at the front and back of the bike. As such, the front rim is more shallow and wider to maximize stability and the rear is deeper and narrower to aid in drag reduction.

In addition to dissimilar geometries, the SES 4.5 AR Disc Rim features a disc brake specific construction that saves weight, improves strength, and creates an unprecedented ride quality. 

Rims are sold singularly and come supplied with the following  

Enve Road Clincher Rim: 
  • Nipples
  • Tubeless Kit
  • Valve Extenders (where applicable)
  • Warranty/Information Book
Enve Road Tubular Rim: 
  • Nipples
  • Valve Extenders (where applicable)
  • Warranty/Information Book

 

Please Note All images used are for illustrative purposes only. 

 
 Rim Specification
Front
Rear
Depth 49mm 55mm
Internal Width 25mm 25mm
External Width 31mm 30.5mm
Hole Count 24 24
Effective Rim Diameter 558mm 547mm
Aero Optimized Tire Size 28c 28c
Tubeless Compatible* YES YES
*please note the AR4.5 can only be used with tubeless clinchers

 

Clincher Specification (Tubeless Only)

 

 

Clincher
Front
Rear
Set
Rim 440g 450g 890g

 

 Tubular Specification

 

 

 Tubular
Front
Rear
Set
Rim 388g 396g 784g

 

 

ABOUT ENVE

Known for the fastest, strongest and lightest handmade-in-the-USA carbon wheels, ENVE has had a spectacular rise to the top of the cycling world. Truly made for riders by riders, ENVE's product range of full carbon wheels, carbon stems, bars, seatposts and forks is the result of the team's desire to make the sport we love even more enjoyable. Meanwhile strong ties to the top levels of road cycling, mountain biking and triathlon mean pro feedback has helped hone ENVE's products into the ultimate performance upgrades. Read more about ENVE.

ABOUT SADDLEBACK

Founded by real cycling enthusiasts in 2004, our passion for elite performance runs through everything we do at Saddleback. Our team of dedicated roadies, mountain bikers and triathletes practice what we preach to bring you the finest cycling products and a superior service to match. We're the official UK home of 3T, Alchemy, Castelli, Chris King, ENVE, Intense, Sidi, Silca, Stages and Troy Lee Designs.

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